Indian cricketer Shreyas Iyer has secured his return to the national team for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023 in Sri Lanka with a remarkable performance. After recovering from a back injury, Iyer showcased his skills and fitness at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and convinced the selectors of his readiness to compete.Acknowledging the support from the NCA’s coaching staff during his recovery phase, Shreyas Iyer expressed gratitude for being given the opportunity to rejoin the Indian squad. The middle-order batsman’s selection is expected to address India’s No.4 batting position for the high-profile tournament.
Iyer’s rehab completed
Iyer’s return comes after a period of rehabilitation at the NCA, where he underwent fitness training and participated in match simulations. A report from the Times of India revealed that Iyer’s standout performance was a splendid knock of 199 runs in a practice match. He also showcased his dedication to recovery by fielding for the entire 50 overs of the same match. This impressive display of form and fitness convinced the selectors of his readiness to rejoin the national team.Having missed significant cricket due to his back injury, including the World Test Championship final against Australia, Iyer’s inclusion in the Asia Cup squad signifies his strong comeback. His performance at the NCA was indicative of his commitment to regaining top form.
As India looks forward to the Asia Cup, Shreyas Iyer’s return to the team adds depth to the batting lineup and brings optimism to the team’s prospects in the tournament.